Vin Mousseux Rosé "Les Foux," Ch. du Petit Thouars

Vin Mousseux Rosé "Les Foux," Ch. du Petit Thouars - NV

Item # 42117 750mL
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Tasting Notes

This winery is housed in a château built in the 16th century in the village of Thouars. This is a sparkling Cabernet Franc made with two fermentations. The wine spent 9 months aging on the lees before disgorgement.


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Astor's Glossary of Terms

Loire

There’s a lot to remember when it comes to the Loire. Novices, take note: Cabernet Franc is a great alternative to Cabernet Sauvignon, Muscadet is unparalleled as a companion to shellfish, and Cour Cheverny is the best white wine appellation you’ve never heard of. As diverse as Loire wines are, one day soon you'll know your Melon de Bourgogne from your Romorantin.

Cabernet Franc

Relegated to moderate obscurity in modern times, Cabernet Franc is in fact the proud parent of the attention-hogging Cabernet Sauvignon (after an illicit affair with Sauvignon Blanc a hundred-odd years ago). Cabernet Franc has remained close to its roots in France, enjoying small pockets of popularity primarily in the Loire Valley (specifically in Chinon), where it is often bottled as a varietal...

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